Roles of HSE Manager by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anuar Suun
How to be Accountable forYour Safety & Health atWork. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anuar Bin Suun UITM, Shah Alam
Question: How to be? Question: Are you a manager now? or going to be? Question: What is manager?
What is accountable? Responsible, answerable &liable. Liable to be required to give account. or In charge
Manager is? (If you are manager) Any executive who has overall responsibility for managing both the revenue & cost element of a company’s income statement. Also responsible for leading or coordinating the strategic planning functions of the company.
General Principles (Health & Safety)Main responsibilities and duties:- To ensure the health & safety at mark of their employees & that of any other person who may be affected by their activities. To have a written policy & safety.
Objective Describe the lines of responsibility and authority for the office’s safety management function consistent with OSH manual / document.
Organizational Function The head or top most manager will look or manage the following aspect / function: Administration Public Affairs Legal Authorization Technical Advisory Strategic Planning
Function: Safety & Health The might be responsible for the following (specific ) tasks. Health & Safety Fire Protection Radiation protection Emergency Preparedness Industrial Safety
Office of Safety & Health To serve to the CEO or senior manager responsible for the safety & health of the worker, the public & the environment. Accomplishes this mission by providing leadership and strategic vision pertaining to coordinating & integrating compliant safety & health program.
It also places duties on employees to:-1. Take reasonable care of their own health & safety.2. To cooperate with their employer ( to comply legal duties).3. Not to interfere or misuse anything provided in the interest of health, safety or welfare.
Organizational Function &Responsibilities For Safety & Health To assign primary functions as described in various element of applicable public laws, federal regulation & DOSH directives ( policies, manual, notices, guidance & standard).
Integrated Safety Management ApproachA. Provide GuidanceB. Define scope of work:- Translate mission into work Set Expectation Prioritize Tasks Allocate Resource
Continued…C. Analyze Hazards:- Identify & analyze hazards Categorized hazardsD. Develop / Implement Control:- Identify standard & requirements Identify controls to prevent hazards Establish safety control Implement control
Continued…E. Perform Work Confirm readiness Perform work safelyF. Feedback / Improvement Collect feedback inform Identify improvement opportunities Make change to improvement Oversight & enforcement
Specific Guidance for Managers.. (example) Specific area of health & safety (it’s necessary for a manager to have a basic working knowledge – duties & requirement). Depending on work circumstance & area concerned:- Risk assessment Accident& incident reporting Use of work environment Manual handling
The Role & Responsible of the Manager Who at work Have access for their workplace Perform work activities
The Duties / Responsible Establishing a proactive system to manage health & safety. Implementing the department’s health & safety procedures @ guidelines. Ensuring safe work practices & procedures, established & maintain. Providing information , training, supervision to employees.
Continued… Ensuring that accidents & incidents are recorded, notified & investigated to allow corrective action. Ensuring health & safety is considered prior to the purchase of any new piece of equipment, tools & chemicals. Implement procedures to manage visitors & contractors activities within the plant / scho Ensuring consultative forums for health & safety are established.
Case Example…Overall purpose of the role:- To oversee health and safety issue associated with the ……………… by providing independent, authorized advice, support & asset to the organization on the function of health & safety.
What Should Be The Education / Qualification? Diploma in OHS Full, detailed understanding on the law Trained in accident investigation Trained in auditing techniques Basic IT skills Membership of a recognized body EXPERIENCES SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & STRENGTH
Skills , Knowledge & Strength1. Good communication skills2. Able to develop working relationship Employees Contractors External Stakeholders3. Organize, with the ability to prioritize work loads & tasks4. Proactive & pragmatic in applying experience to operational issues5. Keep up to-date through continual professional develop
People Quote…. A bad manager confuses activity with performance. The productivity of work not the responsibility of the workers but of the manager. Peter F. Drucker A leader knows what’s best to do: a manager knows merely how best to do it. Ken Adelman
Continued… An employee’s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager Bob Nelson
Conclusion… Manager (example) must implement an integrated safety management system that is designed to protect the safety of the workers & the public/stake holder. (Don’t forget prevention too)
Manager – …” I’m not the manager because I’malways right but I’m always right becauseI’m manager”A good manager is a man who isn’tworried about his own career but ratherthe carriers of those who work for him H.S.M Burns